Due to weather related issues, in some areas there may be delayed deliveries of your Monday issue of the NewsTribune.
If road conditions are severe enough, your delivery person may not be able to deliver your NewsTribune at all on Monday.
In this case, your Monday edition will be delivered with your Tuesday newspaper.
We ask you to be understanding for the safety of our carriers.
Al Baldonado, Hall Year: Sophomore Season highlights: Baldonado led the Red Devils to second-place at the Class 1A St. Bede Regional by finishing fourth in 16:41. He also had the area's best finish at the Princeton Invitational (fourth, 16:54) and capped his season with a 14th-place finish in 16:42 at the Oregon Sectional.
Adam Frick, Ottawa Year: Senior Season highlights: Frick was the area's best Class 2A runner this season. He finished seventh at the Morris Regional in 16:49 to help Ottawa place second and advance as a team. At the Peoria Notre Dame Sectional, Frick ran a 16:41, which earned him 60th place.
Luke Hill, Marquette Year: Senior Season highlights: The 2012 NewsTribune Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year capped his career in style with a ninth-place finish at the Class 1A State Meet in a school-record time of 15:07. He also won the St. Bede Regional and finished second at the Oregon Sectional.
Joseph Parochetti, Hall Year: Senior Season highlights: Parochetti had a strong ending to a solid career. He finished sixth in 16:49 at the Class 1A St. Bede Regional to help the Red Devils to a second-place finish and a sectional berth. He capped his career with a 15th-place finish at the Oregon Sectional in 16:46.
Alexis Pettis, Henry-Midland Year: Junior Season highlights: A year after falling just shy of state, Pettis made sure it didn't happen again. He finished second in 16:03 at the Class 1A St. Bede Regional then punched his ticket to state with a third-place finish in 16:05 at the Oregon Sectional. Pettis also won the Tri-County Conference title.
Mark Spika, Marquette Year: Sophomore Season highlights: Spika proved to be a solid No. 2 runner for the Crusaders in his second year on varsity. He placed seventh in 16:57 at the Class 1A St. Bede Regional then took 13th in 16:42 at the Oregon Sectional to help Marquette earn a team state berth. At state, he finished 62nd (16:02).
Ryan Taylor, Bureau Valley Year: Junior Season highlights: Taylor excelled as BV’s No. 1 runner. He finished fifth in 16:11 at the Class 1A Rock Falls Regional to help BV to a team sectional berth. Taylor then earned a solo state berth with an 11th-place finish in 16:11 at the Oregon Sectional. He took 49th in 15:52 at state.
Honorable Mention La Salle-Peru — Camry Sarver Hall — Sandro Aldana, Rosy Fuentes Mendota — Ethan Sack Ottawa — Ken Armstrong, Wyatt Mach, Chandler Armstrong, Seamus McGettigan Marquette — Bryce Hinkelman, Channing Voss, John Weissensel Princeton — Zach Andersen Bureau Valley — Kane Eastwood Fieldcrest — Levi Schmillen Henry — Trevor Wiley
Login to your account:
If you'd like to comment on this article, please log in or click here to subscribe.